Our Speech Language Pathologist can assess and treat a variety of adult communication and language disorders that involve speech, language, social communication, cognition, and swallowing. Some common diagnoses treated are:
Speech Language Pathologists help maximize cognitive communication functioning. It will not reverse the diagnosis, but with treatment can help improve communication barriers between the patient and caregivers.
Stoke can cause cognitive, language, and swallowing deficits, which can impair independence and increase risk for rehospitalization. In-home speech therapy can help improve communication, comprehension, and swallowing deficits.
Traumatic brain injuries can cause speech, language, thinking, and swallowing problems. These problems can affect everyday activities. Speech language pathologists treat these problems by improving speech, communicating thoughts more effectively, improving reading comprehension, and improving attention.
Parkinson's can affect speech, voice, swallowing, and facial expressions that are critical to communication and self-confidence. Speech therapists can improve voice quality, breath support, and speech clarity.